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EU to Stage Large-Scale Cyberattack Exercise on Supply Chains

Jan. 11, 2022, 4:47 PM

European Union governments will launch later this week a large-scale simulation of cyberattacks against multiple member states.

Participants will be confronted with attacks on their supply chains and some spillover socio-economic effects in other member states, before having to coordinate public communications and a diplomatic response, according to people familiar with the matter and documents seen by Bloomberg.

The aim of the six-week exercise is to stress-test Europe’s resilience, strengthen preparedness and cooperation among member states, and improve the effectiveness of a joint response.

The EU simulation comes amid concerns that Russia could couple any aggressive act toward Ukraine with ...

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